Create & Use Cellular/ Mobile Data shortcut on iPhone: Turn on/ off

Public Demand on add cellular data shortcut in control center, that very easy but not possible to customize it from developer efforts. Yes, But you have great another option for enable/ Disable Cellular data that’s here I am taking. Quickly start cellular data from the lock screen or on Notification Center widget under the privacy. This tip is not only used for Mobile Data shortcut on iPhone but also launch third-party installed app, Favorite Contacts, Messages, Calendar, Battery, Memory or Disk usage, Network Activity, Custom Web URL, Music app, Settings options and more from notification center on locked screen as well.

All are iPhone shortcuts are not officially giving Apple yet in new released iOS 10. But we can customize, Re-arrange useful shortcuts as you wish.

Steps for add/ Make Mobile Data shortcut on iPhone, iPad, iPod

Mobile Data shortcut on iPhone with iOS 9, iOS 8, iOS 10

Free apps for creating useful shortcuts is a really trusted time saving, and I’m recommending to use it as best widgets in notification center. Follow the steps and Create the custom shortcut in sequence.

New for iOS 11.x and later Users only (Otherwise Follow Next Method)

Redesigned Control Center in iOS 11.x users on iPhone and iPad get cellular data shortcut always in all time like WiFi (We can’t Disable or Enable). It’s easy to manage from the lock screen or home screen. Just long press and hold on First lest square control box inside control center. (Open control center, Swipe finger up on screen) Also, check new ways to customize control center iOS 11.

1 Use Cellular Data shortcut in control center on iOS 11 iPhone and iPad

iOS 10, iOS 9, iOS 8 or earlier version follow the Below steps,

Create Shortcut on Launcher with Notification Center Widgets

Install Launcher app on iPhone/ iPad from App store.

Once you install, Open it and Tap on App Launcher Red icon.

Scroll Down and Tap on Settings. Inside the Settings screen, you can see all option App list, Find Tower icon Settings -> Cellular/ Mobile.

Add Cellular Settings on iPhone widget

From Next Screen Tap on True mark from top right corner of screen

Manage Cellular Settings from Shortcuts

Newly created shortcut auto Added and showing on notification center widget. See Below image, When you want access tap on Cellular from widget.

Widgets Notification Center & Watch Widgets

Are you not comfort with Launcher app, then try alternate app Widgets. Install and Open app on iOS device.

Tap on “+” icon.

Add Cellular Shortcut using widgets

From the list of Quick Access icon choose Cellular icon option.

You can also add more shortcuts at once, Then Edit or Delete them easily.

For this app, you need to add Widget in Notification center manually. Go with the guide and Choose “App Launcher”.

Add Widget in Today View or Notification center in iOS 10

Great, now you can turn on or Disable Mobile/ Cellular data on iPhone using the shortcut.

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  • Muhammad Danial Hisham

    both app is useless in ios 10. the launcher app does not have the settings shortcut anymore and the wdgts app you can set the shortcut but once you tap on the widget it does absolutely nothing.

  • ghost-arrow

    yes, you are right. I have an iphone 5 and I hate that I don’t have quick access to data like with my old droid. I am so dumping apple when this phone dies.

  • jaysukh patel

    we will help you!! Just checking and try to give alternate all the solutions.